A Cuban reunion


Dov Ben-Shimon, an executive with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, and Mitzi Berkelhammer, who led the Lions of Judah mission to Cuba, chat. /Nancy KirschPROVIDENCE – Lions of Judah women who participated in the mission to Cuba (See http://preview.tinyurl.com/myfh4dw, “On a mission to Cuba, with the JDC,” by Susan Leach DeBlasio, in the April 26 issue) attended a reunion at the home of Larry and Jill Goldstein on the evening of July 24.

Early in the evening, they enjoyed Mojitos and other Cuban-themed snacks and drinks.

Dov Ben-Shimon, executive director for strategic partnerships for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) – which partners with the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island – staffed the Cuban trip and updated those present on JDC activities around the world.